NUMBER 3 AND ATTACHED FRONT GARDEN WALLS AND PIERS RIVERSLEIGH AND ATTACHED FRONT GARDEN WALLS AND PIERS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1202355
Date first listed:
08-Jan-1959
Date of most recent amendment:
30-Dec-1994
Statutory Address:
NUMBER 3 AND ATTACHED FRONT GARDEN WALLS AND PIERS, 3, LITFIELD PLACE
Statutory Address:
RIVERSLEIGH AND ATTACHED FRONT GARDEN WALLS AND PIERS, 2, LITFIELD PLACE

Map

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RIVERSLEIGH AND ATTACHED FRONT GARDEN WALLS AND PIERS
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Location

Statutory Address:
NUMBER 3 AND ATTACHED FRONT GARDEN WALLS AND PIERS, 3, LITFIELD PLACE
Statutory Address:
RIVERSLEIGH AND ATTACHED FRONT GARDEN WALLS AND PIERS, 2, LITFIELD PLACE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
City of Bristol (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
ST 56768 73374

Details

BRISTOL

ST5673SE LITFIELD PLACE, Clifton 901-1/7/882 (North side) 08/01/59 Nos.2 AND 3 Riversleigh (2) and attached front garden walls and piers (Formerly Listed as: LITFIELD PLACE, Clifton Down Nos.2 AND 3)

GV II

Pair of attached houses. c1830. Possibly by Charles Dyer. Limestone ashlar with party wall and lateral stacks, and a slate hipped roof, not visible to the central section. Double-depth plan. Neoclassical style. Each of 3 storeys and basement; 5-window range. A symmetrical pair with 4-window central section stepped forward, and one and 2-storey wings; first-floor sill band to the centre, cornices and parapets. Doorways to inner side of wings have architraves, rectangular overlights with diagonal and oval metal glazing bars, and 6-panel doors. Single inner ground-floor tripartite windows set in segmental-arched recesses, with pilaster jambs, plain windows above and to the wings, with 6/6-pane sashes. Full-width Greek Revival-style cast-iron verandah has stanchions with palmette capitals, and acroteria above. Rear elevation has inner ground-floor 3-light bows, No.2 has an outer first-floor oriel. INTERIOR: No.3, entrance hall divided by a semicircular arch from a rear open-well stair with stick balusters, curtail and wreathed rail; principal ground-floor rooms, to the left with distyle-in-antis fluted scagliola Ionic columns; 6-panel mahogany doors, curved rising shutters to the rear bows, and Greek Revival-style plaster mouldings. No.2 subdivided into flats. SUBSIDIARY FEATURES: attached front garden walls, ashlar Pennant piers and cast-iron gate brackets. Part of a group of fine villas extending W from Litfield Place; Camp House (qv) also signed by Dyer. (Gomme A, Jenner M and Little B: Bristol, An Architectural History: Bristol: 1979-: 268; Mowl T: To Build The Second City: Bristol: 1991-: 142).

Listing NGR: ST5676873374

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
379944
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Gomme, A H, Jenner, M, Little, B D G, Bristol, An Architectural History, (1979), 268
Mowl, T, To Build a Second City, (1991), 142

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 07 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/06229/27
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